Police department policy dictates that officers must have a valid reason to detain, pat-down or search suspects, but teens interviewed by the Banner say they’re often stopped without reason.
The BLM Ride, organized in the spirit of the early 1960s interstate Freedom Rides to end racial segregation, is a call to action organized by advocates based in several states in close collaboration with the Organization for Black Struggle (OBS) ...
Founded in 1987, the Association for Black Culture Centers has expanded its mission to include Latinos and Asians.
Associated Press promotes Ebony Reed to Director of Business Development for Local Markets.
Sheriff Steve Tompkins secured the endorsement of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Meanwhile, local state reps. and senators are facing few opponents in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary.
California Latinos see parallels between the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the shootings of Latinos in California.
Post Mortem by Michael Baden is only the beginning as teams of specialists study the body of 18-year-old African American killed by police.
Win tickets to the HBCU Conference and Jazz Brunch at the DoubleTree Boston Cambridge Hotel on September 13 and 14th.
The Boston City Council voted unanimously in favor of a measure that would block Boston police from holding detainees at the request of the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without judicial review.
The MBTA TranSTEM Summer Youth Employment Program gives Boston Public School students valuable experience in the science and technology behind the state’s public transit system.
The city’s top police brass met with teenagers at the 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury to discuss how to repair relations between officers and youth.
A group of African American real estate professionals have joined forces to redevelop local real estate.
City councilors last week questioned why the school department has not filled teaching and staff vacancies at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School
Tens of thousands turned out for the Boston Caribbean Carnival.
Social media explodes with indignation after Times writer alleges Michael Brown was "no angel"